Frances Madison, born 1763 in Halifax Co., VA.
2/1778, future husband Elisha entered Revolutionary War service. He fought against the British & Shawnee Indians. He served multiple tours of duty. (S) Pension application. [He got $30/year.]
4/21/1783 in Halifax Co., VA Frances married Elisha Collins, born 11/30/1759 in VA. (S) VA Marriges to 1800, Ancestry.com.
1784, they moved to KY. (S) Pension application. 4/28/1789, Frances named in the will of her father. (S) Family notes.
1810, (S) 1810 Census, KY, Clark Co. 31301,01102.
1820, (S) 1820 Census, KY, Logan Co., Russellville. 111111,42101. ~1820 they moved to Greene Co., AL. (S) Pension application.
1830, Frances died in Greene Co., AL. [Elisha is not listed – probably living with a child].
6/7/1832 Elisha applied for a Rev. War pension.
9/28/1842 Elisha died in Greene Co., AL.
Joseph Collins, born ? in ?.
Sarah Collins, born 2/26/1784 in KY.
Richard Collins, born 4/26/1785 in KY. He 1st married Sarah Baldwin, born 7/13/1780 in VA. 1822 he died in Greene Co., AL.
Nathaniel Madison Collins, born 4/30/1787 in KY. 1/8/1814, Battle of New Orleans, served under Capt. Samuel Crawford. He 1st married Susan Burrow. He 2nd married Lucy Brumfield [Statham]. 1/17/1860 he died in MS.
Meredith Collins, born 3/13/1789 in KY. Bef. 1810 he 1st married Maria/Meredith ?. 8/26/1837 in Sumter Co. he 2nd married Sidney W Gibbs, born 1803 in NC. (S) 1850 Census, AL, Sumter Co. 2 children.
Gabriel Collins, born 3/9/1791 in KY.
Stephen Collins, born 3/17/1793 in KY.
1/22/1825 in Greene Co., he married Mary Mahala Clements, born 1802 in SC. (S) 1850 Census, AL, Greene Co. 6 children.
3/23/1857 he died in Greene Co., AL. (S) Probated will. John Collins, born 11/2/1796 in KY. Elizabeth Collins, born 1799 in KY.
3/12/1827 in Greene Co., she married John Trussell, born 1798 in SC. (S) 1850 Census, MS, Lauderdale Co. 4 children. Taliaferro Collins, born 6/22/1801 in KY. Josiah Collins, born 12/10/1803 in KY.
2/12/1835 in Greene Co., he 1st married Drucila Gordon. [All his children by her].
5/30/1849 he 2nd married Penelope Baker [Cabiness] born 1816 in AL. (S) 1850 Census, AL, Greene Co., Mount Hebron. 3 children; step children, others.
4/12/1893 he died in AL.
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